Using Remote Access VPN

Remote Access VPN connection to VPC or Guest Network to access Instances and applications. This section consider you have enable Remonte acccess VPN, refer to: Remote Access VPN.

When connected to a VPC via VPN, the client have access to all Tiers.

Following information is required to confiture VPN client:

  • Public IP: source NAT with VPN enabled.
  • IPsec pre-shared key: Provide at the VPN activation.
  • Username VPN account username.
  • Password VPN account password.


Mac OSX provide native IPsec VPN client.

  1. Into System Preferences -> Network

  2. Click “+” button and add a VPN:

    • Interface: VPN
    • VPN Type: L2TP over IPSec
    • Service Name: (ex: test-vpc1)
  3. Configure L2TP over IPsec

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  4. Inside Authentication Settings…

  5. Connect into VPN

    1. Click Apply to apply Network configuration changes.

    2. Click Connect to initiate VPN connection.


Microsoft Windows 8

Following instruction have been perform using Windows 8.1 using Native VPN client.

  1. Create network VPN connection

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  2. Configure VPN settings

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  3. Initiate VPN connection

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